Nvidia has been very tight-lipped about is next-gen GPUs and rumors have been making rounds on the internet suggesting that Nvidia will roll out its next-gen GPUs around September 2018. However, before Nvidia gets to officially revealed the next-gen Nvidia GTX 1180, PCB for the next-gen Nvidia GPU has leaked online.
The PCB for the next-gen Nvidia GPU has been leaked by the Reddit user, dustinbrooks, who claims that a friend of his works for a company that tests PCBs for Nvidia GPUs and also posted an image of a PCB which he claims is the PCB for the next-gen Nvidia GPUs.
The key takeaway from the leaked next-gen Nvidia GPU PCB is that it features:
- Three 8-pin power connectors
- 12 GB of VRAM(GDDR6)
- 2nd-gen NVLINK connector
- 384-bit memory bus interface
As for the 12 GB of VRAM being used for the alleged next-gen Nvidia GPU PCB, it doesn’t specifically say it is GDDR6 but, given that GDDR6 has entered mass production it is almost confirmed that next-gen GPUs from both AMD and Nvidia will be using GDDR6 memory.
Also, given that the PCB features 12 GB of GDDR6 memory then we might be looking at the PCB of the next-gen Nvidia GTX 1180. However, this is just speculation.
Speaking of the GDDR6 memory, AMD has noted that it might skip HBM2 for AMD Navi as GDDR6 works perfectly with the architecture.
It depends on how we see our roadmap, how we would like to play it out with some of our partners, and the innovations we want to have and what we want to do in the professional space. But we are fully committed to HBM and we’re going to be fully committed to GDDR6, and let the best solution win.
Furthermore, Nvidia has announced that world’s top 5 AI supercomputer are powered by NVIDIA Tensor Core. Not only that, 5 out of 7 world’s best Supercomputers are now powered by GPUs.
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